CTECS Student Workforce, real jobs for real customers in CT

The CTECS Student Workforce is a program designed to give students practical, hands-on experience and real-world application of learned theoretical skills. It consists of two programs, Work-Based Learning and Production. Student Workforce experiences provide students a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

Work-Based Learning (WBL) allows students to work for an employer, during their trade instructional time. Students not only receive credit toward their career technology, but also get paid. WBL is offered at all schools in the CTECS district. Production is a business run by students and faculty at CTECS. We offer services at each our school sites and we have the unique ability to complete construction jobs off campus, on both residential homes and commercial properties.

Work-Based Learning (WBL) allows a student to work for an employer during their trade instructional time. Students not only receive credit toward their career technology, but also get paid. WBL is offered at all CTECS schools as a way for students to gain real-world experience, work in teams, solve problems and meet employer expectations. Through partnerships with local companies, students gain hands-on career development experiences that will help them through the transition from school to work and give them an advantage in the competitive workforce. Click here to learn more about Work-based Learning.

We offer a wide range of services to the public at a fraction of the market price. Providing students with real projects for real customers here in Connecticut, and delivering high-quality products to them. We offer a range of services at each our school locations. To take advantage of our on-site services, please contact the program department head directly.  A list of programs and contact information can be found by clicking the following link. Click here for more information.

CTECS has the unique ability to complete construction jobs off-campus, on both residential homes and commercial properties.  Note: The application for off-campus jobs is closed for the 2021-22 school year. Please check back in September 2022. Click here for more information. 

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